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wednesday, october 3rd. it is close. get ready. >>> a very emotional victory for the baltimore ravens over the new england patriots in sunday night football, especially for ravens receiver torrey smith. he caught two touchdown passes one night after his younger brother was killed in a motorcycle accident. the ravens went on to win, 31-30. it happened on a disputed last second 27-yard field goal by justin tucker. was it good or not? the ref said yes. it was a brutal week three for the replacement referees. they admit to making mistakes over san francisco. they incorrectly granted 49ers coach jim harbaugh two challenges in the fourth quarter. and in the detroit, tennessee, washington, cincinnati game, the refs stepped off too much yardage in penalty calls. not a good day. >>> meanwhile, "mad men" was dethroned. homeland took home best drama emmy last night. "modern family" is still the king of comedy. it won't best comedy series for the third year in a row. and speaking of streaks, there is nothing like this one. jon stewart's "the daily show" was named the best variety program for a tenth s
. when the refs take the field tonight in baltimore, you think they will be ready? >> oh, absolutely. these guys have been working every week, really since may, to get ready for the season through conference calls, through video, through meetings of their own. and that's something that the officials have done simply because they have enough pride in what they do they wanted to be ready. and they are ready. >> teak day, seemed to the owners, the most valuable thing the owners have, got aught then at this time of the game was slipping away from them. >> i think you can't discount the media uproar, not just in sports media this resonated in regular media and we are talking about it here. >> president clinton talking about it. >> politicians talking about t we talked about that yesterday it resonated in people's minds in a much greater way than i think the league anticipated. the owners, businessmen themselves and probably saw some kind of hit happening to their business had to act. roger goodell obviously being the voice of that finally made a decision here to get this thing done and th
this morning is a hero's welcome for the real nfl referees. fans in baltimore gave them a standing ovation, ahead of last night's ravens/browns game. the replacements just one day after the league and referees union agreed on a new eight-year contract. nischelle turner is live in los angeles. they loved them at least at the very beginning. how did it go? >> four minutes they loved them for, soledad. you know, it didn't take long for the boos to come out. it wasn't because of bad calls or calls that fans thought were wrong. it was because, you know, when you have the home team and you make a call against the home team, fans don't tend to like that. the refs, the real regular refs did get that standing ovation. here's one of the calls in the third quarter about seven minutes in, a helmet-to-helmet hit call. they really heard the boos then. i was kind of taking notes while watching the game last night. one of the things i wrote down, it's kind of hard to look at the refs when you're watching on television. but that really is a good thing. because one of the benchmarks to see if they did do a
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